Wondering where to make your next home in Australia? Make it Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
Those within the mining sector have been attracted to the growing town for many years, particularly recently as a result of the mining boom. With a rapidly-growing population of over 35,000, Kalgoorlie is now one of the largest and most diverse tourism regions in WA, and is cementing itself as an up-and-coming business powerhouse of regional WA. Located just 600km east of Perth, it’s only a 45 minute flight from the state capital and easily accessible by road and train. The central business district of Kalgoorlie is predominantly structured around Hannan Street, with many of the main retail chains, banks, restaurants, hotels and tourist attractions intermingling with business buildings and the like.
We’ve provided more information on Kalgoorlie and all it has to offer below:
The best places to hang out
Kalgoorlie features an extensive list of well-known pubs and restaurants in the region, with those such as the famous Broken Hill, Miner’s Rest, Kalgoorlie, Palace, Piccadilly, and Recreation Hotel’s. A great way to socialise and meet new people in Kalgoorlie is to join a sports team. The town boasts a plentiful array of sporting competitions, with great levels of participation in those such as netball, AFL, basketball, NRL, tennis, hockey, soccer and cricket. The large recreation centre features in-door and out-door sporting courts, swimming pools, a gym, as well as water slides and a wave-rider for surfing enthusiasts. Other local attractions include the Kalgoorlie Golf
Course and the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Racecourse. The racecourse draws a large crowd for those wanting to have a good day out while trying their luck at a win or two. Local museum, gallery and national park tours are rich in Kalgoorlie history and provide a great insight into the character of such a wonderful town. (more…)